The Hayes is an exceptional Grade II* listed period property on the outskirts of the Shropshire town of Oswestry. Dating back to 1650, the house is built in an unusual cruciform shape centered on a large chimneystack. Large mullioned windows and straight gables add to the romantic appeal.

Inside are many spacious panelled rooms which include original features suchas large fireplaces dating from 1656 which have carving, some of which is reputed to have come from Ludlow Castle. The rooms flow very well around the centrepoint of the chimneystack.

Accommodation in total comprises: entrance hall, reception hall with study off, drawing room, dining room, kitchen and lower ground floor with extensive cellars, and six bedrooms over two floors upstairs.

The house also comes with converted coach house comprising a two-bedroom cottage and a one bedroom flat.

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Outside there is stabling of five loose boxes with a paddock in front, and there are over four acres of gardens in a series of lawns, which runs into grassed woodland walks, and a pond at the furthest point.

Oswestry has a wide range of shops, amenities and schools while Shrewsbury and Chester are also within easy reach.

The guide price is £895,000. For further information please contact Savills on 01952 239 500 or visit their website.

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